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Championing the Music of Hawaii: Aloha Got Soul

As a young man devouring music in Oahu, Roger Bong was captivated by the native sounds of the islands, from funk to soul, jazz, reggae and more. What began as collecting records eventually became blogging, and some years later Aloha Got Soul (AGS) launched the first and… Read More

Two On The Mic: “Pachyman in Dub”

For this third edition of  “Two On The Mic,” I got on the phone with my very good friend Pachy Garcia, who has recently released an insanely good Dub record entitled “Pachyman In Dub.”

This was a special interview for me and one that I was really happy to do.… Read More

Rootfire At The Park 2017: The Official Recap

Rootfire At The Park returned to beautiful Cocoa, FL earlier this month, bringing together reggae & roots music fans for a truly one-of-a-kind celebration. Overcast skies and the looming threat of Florida showers did nothing to deter the faithful from turning out in full force for the second annual event,… Read More

Saadi + the rise of the EP and decline in young marriage

I was in love with Saadi’s EP Take It Easy way half way through the second song.

I first heard Saadi during a Rootmusic training video showcasing promotional features for the popular facebook bandpage.

A few days later Erin (my girlfriend, roommate, lover) and I invited friends to our apartment… Read More

Rootfire Mixtape 003

Rootfire Mixtape 003 showcases artists from around the world who contribute to the progressive roots music scene. Connecting mid-‘90s John Brown’s Body with upcoming artists like The Skints and Stick Figure, and incorporating New Zealand heavyweights Fat Freddy’s Drop and The Black Seeds, producer Brendan Dane, better known as… Read More

ROOTFIRE MIXTAPE 001

001 // Curated + Mixed by Seth Herman
Release Date: Oct 30, 2012
Length: 45:33

Tracklisting:

*Nils Frahm – Familiar (00:00)
*Salmonella Dub – Problems (01:27)
*Nicolas Jaar – Mi Mujer (06:50)
*Postiljonen – Rivers (13:13)
*Smoke City – Underwater Love (14:48)
*J.… Read More